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Obituaries

Obituary: Bernard Hofreiter

by Linda Wang
November 8, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 45

 

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Credit: Courtesy of the Hofreiter family
Bernard Hofreiter.

Bernard Hofreiter, 94, died on Oct. 2 in Peoria, Ill.

“Bernard was a gentle, kind man of great accomplishments and humility. He worked as a research chemist and professor as well as a volunteer for the International Executive Service Corps in the Far East. Bernard was named a distinguished alumnus of Bradley University. He loved his work, teaching, and being of service to others. After retiring, he developed an improved procedure for determining the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in blood, which he described in two publications. He will be greatly missed by his loving family.”—Ann Hart, daughter

Most recent title: Adjunct professor, Bradley University

Education: B.S., chemistry, 1948, and M.S., chemistry, 1950, Bradley University; Ph.D., wood and paper science, North Carolina State University, 1973

Survivors: Daughters, Ann Hart and Janet Aldrich; son, Philip; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchidren

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